Shavlik’s Agentless Patch Management Solutions Now Available through Carahsoft

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN., September 23, 2013 – Shavlik, a recognized leader in agentless patch management capabilities, announced today that its two primary product lines, Shavlik Protect® and SCUPDates®, will now be available for purchase throughCarahsoft Technology Corp., a trusted government IT solutions provider and a master government aggregator for VMware.

"The addition of Shavlik’s product offerings to our solutions portfolio will provide our government customers and our extensive reseller ecosystem with proven, powerful tools for protecting their device portfolios.” said Will Jones, vice president of virtualization solutions at Carahsoft. “Shavlik’s products will help our customers quickly and easily verify that 100% of their organization’s vulnerable machines – physical, virtual, and offline – have received a specific critical patch and are protected. We look forward to working with Shavlik to expand its presence within the public sector market.”

Shavlik Protect is a powerful patch management product for both client and server devices, that offers IT administrators agent or agentless flexibility. Shavlik SCUPDates, an add-on offering to Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), seamlessly expands patching capabilities to include 3rd party applications.

"Our agreement with Carahsoft is an essential part of our strategy to support reseller partners who actively promote Shavlik products and solutions to federal, state, and local government agencies. We appreciate Carahsoft’s continued partnership and look forward to expanding its scope in the future,” said Marshall Smith, vice president of partnering and sales operations for Shavlik.

For more information on Shavlik’s solutions, contact Carahsoft at 888-686-9273 or obtain a complimentary copy of the recent webcast, “Gaining Visibility and Efficiency in System Protection through Automated Patch Management,”

About Shavlik

Shavlik is a pioneer in agentless patch management and a leader in innovative network security and management solutions. Since 1993, Shavlik has been at the forefront of patch security, first by providing the only third-party patch management to Microsoft SCCM customers and later asserting industry leadership in the patching of virtual machines. Its products and solutions include Shavlik Protect, Shavlik SCUPdates, and Management Intelligence. Shavlik’s “Just Add Water and Stir” approach allows customers to get up and running in as little as thirty minutes.

About Carahsoft

Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider. As a top-ranked GSA Schedule Contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of manufacturers, resellers, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.

The company’s dedicated Solutions Divisions proactively market, sell and deliver Adobe, VMware, Symantec, EMC, F5 Networks, Open Source, HP, SAP, and Innovative and Intelligence products and services among others. Carahsoft is consistently recognized by its partners as a top revenue producer, and is listed annually among the industry's fastest growing firms by CRN, Inc., Washington Technology, Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at


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